80 items and going strong!

11 Nov


Profile is cut and pasted from announcement.

Wonder who’s picture is in the avatar….


15 Responses to “80 items and going strong!”

  1. craftycate November 11, 2009 at 10:37 pm #

    are the paintings handmade by the seller ???

  2. Angel November 11, 2009 at 11:39 pm #

    I expected it to be a lot harder to locate than one ebay store. In the immortal words of Gob…..

    Come on!


    Every last one.

  3. forum rubbernecker November 12, 2009 at 12:16 am #

    So they are “made in Peru” acc. to the Ebay listings, yet the Ebay seller is located in “north Miami beach” and the Etsy seller is located in CA. Lovely lovely. And WTF is the “Cusco” school of painting?

  4. Marky November 12, 2009 at 12:24 am #


    “The Cuzco School (Escuela Cuzqueña) was a Roman Catholic artistic tradition based in Cusco, Peru (the former capital of the Inca Empire) during the Colonial period, in the 17th and 18th centuries.”

    I’m flagging these paintings — they should be tagged “vintage”!

  5. craftycate November 12, 2009 at 12:27 am #

    So i see Etsy hasn’t deactivated the account yet WTF is taking so long ??

  6. Life During Wartime November 12, 2009 at 12:33 am #

    Up to 100 now. And not as vintage as the Spice Girls, I don’t think. The importer is in Florida — this is the person who has the Ebay Store.

    The Etsy shop is in Cali. A reseller or distributor?

  7. Angel November 12, 2009 at 12:34 am #

    They are definitely not vintage paintings. They are reproductions done in the style of the colonial painters. Unless I’ve seriously mistaken what I’ve read.

    Essentially the same deal as chinese oil painting factories….but in South America.

  8. Angel November 12, 2009 at 12:36 am #

    Another bit to notice is that most of the paintings are done by separate people with very distinct signatures. Which is noted in the EBay shop, but not in the Etsy shop.

  9. janicejoplin2 November 12, 2009 at 4:47 am #

    Angel I’m pretty sure that Marky was being sarcastic while mentioning that they should be tagged vintage. Meaning that if they were original they were all from the 17th and 18th centuries.

    First give away for me is while reading shop announcement and the words bids and auction kept throwing red flags. Not only are they disgusting , they are lazy. Plus I love the one word tagging, ART!

  10. Freckleyredhead November 12, 2009 at 5:34 am #

    Well, they’re gone! Yippee!

  11. Angel November 12, 2009 at 12:07 pm #

    I’m immune to sarcasm on the internets unless there is heavy emoticon usage. True story.


  12. Marky November 12, 2009 at 12:52 pm #

    My apologies for the confusion!

    Keep up the great calling-out work, everyone!

  13. janicejoplin2 November 12, 2009 at 2:15 pm #

    Oh Angel you’re funny. Marky I had your back (lol)

    Another one gone! NEXT !

  14. CasaLupia November 13, 2009 at 9:50 pm #

    Are these the same people?


  15. I will sell what I please November 18, 2009 at 7:32 am #

    I painted what I sell.
    Mind your own business.

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